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Muslims suffer more discrimination than Christians – NSCIA replies Bishop Kukah

The Nigerian Supreme Council For Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) has listed ways Muslims in Nigeria suffer more discrimination than their Christian counterpart.

Police arraign three soldiers, others for alleged armed robbery

Policemen attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Lagos State command on Wednesday arraigned three dismissed soldiers, a dismissed Air Force Officer, a final year student and three others for allegedly stealing solar panels and batteries belonging to Lagos State government and MTN telecommunications.

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Gombe government to establish Hippopotamus colony

The Gombe State Government says it is working on establishing a Hippopotamus colony at Dadin Kowa to save the animals from attacks and the threats they pose to fishermen.
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Diego Simeone: Lionel Messi criticism in Argentina is not at all fair

Diego Simeone has hit out at critics of Barcelona and Argentina star Lionel Messi, particularly from his home country of Argentina.

Oil prices slip to $71.43 per barrel

Oil markets fell on Thursday despite a surprise decline in U.S. inventories, but the price drops were tempered by a smaller-than-expected reduction in gasoline stocks and ongoing Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)-led supply cuts.

UNICEF to inaugurate global campaign on vaccines safety April 24

In view of growing outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases, the United Nations Children’s Fund says it will inaugurate a new global campaign from April 24 to 30.
Tottenham Hotspur's Argentinian head coach Mauricio Pochettino celebrates at the final whistle during the UEFA Champions League quarter final second leg football match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester. Getty Images

Mauricio Pochettino: I thought it was all over but it was a fun game

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino hailed his team as “heroes” after Wednesday’s astonishing Champions League quarter-final with Manchester City.